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Baby Rose Marie
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Baby Rose Marie, 1930
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.5 x 21 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 8 1/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0388

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a young girl facing the viewer. Her head is turned slightly toward the right side of the image and she looks toward the left side of the image with wide eyes and pursed lips. She is standing in front of what appears to be a stone wall, and pointing at the ground to the right of her feet with her right hand. She has jaw-length, straight, dark hair and thick bangs, and she is wearing a sleeveless white dress that falls just above her knees. There are several rows of short, chiffon ruffles around the skirt and she is wearing white socks and white shoes.